Due to uncertainties posed by the Corona Virus, the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women was scaled back to one day from nearly two weeks, with all NGO-related events cancelled.
A tangible energy pervaded the United Nations in New York during the recent 58th Commission for Social Development.
Over two years of advocacy at the United Nations are coming to fruition this week and next during the UN’s 58th Commission for Social Development.
At the United Nations, civil society recently focused on one specific means of warfare—lethal autonomous weapons (LAWS), also known as fully autonomous weapons or, more commonly, “killer robots.”
I had a tiny sliver of a glimpse into the world of sleeping rough, December 7, during the World’s Big Sleep Out, which occurred in Times Square, New York, and throughout the world.